At issue: the freedom of God’s grace

D.A Carson wrote in “For the Love of God, Volume 1, July 28” In Acts 15, it is critically important to understand what the dispute was about that called into existence what has since been labeled “the Jerusalem Council.” Some (Jewish) men traveled from Judea to Antioch and began teaching the believers there that even … More At issue: the freedom of God’s grace

God intended this

“Am I in the place of God? You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives” Genesis 50:19-20 D. A. Carson says in “For the Love of God, Volume 1, Feb 17 that we should reflect on what Joseph does not … More God intended this

January 25 Acts 15:1-21

January 25 Acts 15:1-21 (ESV) The Jerusalem Council 15:1 But some men came down from Judea and were teaching the brothers, “Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved.” 2 And after Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and debate with them, Paul and Barnabas and some of the others were … More January 25 Acts 15:1-21

January 25 Psalm 23

January 24 Psalm 23 (ESV) The Lord Is My Shepherd A Psalm of David. 23:1 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. [1] 3 He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness [2] for his name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk through the valley … More January 25 Psalm 23

January 25 Genesis 50

January 25 Genesis 50 (ESV) 50:1 Then Joseph fell on his father’s face and wept over him and kissed him. 2 And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel. 3 Forty days were required for it, for that is how many are required for embalming. And the Egyptians wept for him seventy … More January 25 Genesis 50